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Mountain men and fur traders of the Far West: eighteen biographical sketches

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University of Nebraska Press,
Pub. Date:
1982.
Language:
English
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The legendary mountain men--the fur traders and trappers who penetrated the Rocky Mountains and explored the Far West in the first half on the nineteenth century--formed the vanguard of the American empire and became the heroes of American adventure. This volume brings to the general reader brief biographies of eighteen representative mountain men, selected from among the essay assembled by LeRoy R. Hafen in The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West (ten volumes, 1965-72).

The subjects and authors are: Manuel Lisa (Richard E. Oglesby); Pierre Chouteau Jr. (Janet Lecompte); Wilson Price Hunt (William Brandon); William H. Ashley (Harvey L. Carter); Jedediah Smith (Harvey L. Carter); John McLoughlin (Kenneth L. Holmes); Peter Skene Ogden (Ted J. Warner); Ceran St. Vrain (Harold H. Dunham); Kit Carson (Harvey L. Carter); Old Bill Williams (Frederic E. Voelker); William Sublette (John E. Sunder);Thomas Fitzpatrick (LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen); James Bridger (Cornelius M. Ismert); Benjamin L. E. Bonneville (Edgeley W. Todd); Joseph R. Walker (Ardis M. Walker); Nathaniel Wyeth (William R. Sampson); Andrew Drips (Harvey L. Carter); and Joseph L. Meek (Harvey E. Tobie).

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subject_facet Fur trade -- West (U.S.) -- History, Fur traders -- West (U.S.) -- Biography, Trappers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography, West (U.S.) -- Biography, West (U.S.) -- History -- To 1848 -- Biography
title_display Mountain men and fur traders of the Far West : eighteen biographical sketches
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title_sub eighteen biographical sketches
topic_facet Fur trade, Fur traders, History, Trappers